Susan Farrell, Professor of English at the College of Charleston, worked closely with students on discussions surrounding this year’s Convocation book, The Things They Carried. Professor Farrell offers the below questions for discussion. Question 1: Discuss the book’s form and the ambiguities between truth and fiction. What does O’Brien gain in playing with audience expectations […]
Question 2: How do you think O’Brien finally defines courage in the book?
Hard Luck, Good Times: Part II Christopher G. Parham, Theatre Manager for the country’s first theatre building, talks about the ongoing renovations of the Dock Street Theatre and previews plans for its highly anticipated reopening in 2010. 6pm. Addlestone Library, Room 227. Free.
Above you will find a selection of images from Eleanor Heldrich’s Pop Up Book Collection found in Special Collections at the Addlestone Library. Visit Special Collections for a personal view of Mrs. Heldrich’s whimsical pop up books.
Hard Luck, Good Times: Part I College of Charleston archivist Harlan Greene will discuss the 1935 opera by the Gershwins and the Heywards that brought a glorious new sound and story to the world in the midst of economic depression. 6pm. Addlestone Library, Room 227. Free.
Writing against War: Ingeborg Bachmann, 1926 – 1973, is a nationally traveling exhibit about the experience of war in the life and works of celebrated Austrian writer Ingeborg Bachmann. Wachovia Gallery, Addlestone Library, 2nd floor.
Find out! Wednesday, September 23, 2009. 6pm, Addlestone Library, Room 227
Our new website has launched! Please take some time to become more familiar with the College of Charleston Friends of the Library. Connect with us through Facebook, Twitter and more. View pictures from FOL events, such as the Winthrop Roundtable and The American Film Premiere of The Curious Mister Catesby. Maintain your connection to the […]